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  • Corduroy (weft velvet) and Montagnac (Velour(s) trame)

    Derived from the French Corde du Roi, meaning a King's cord. Kind of cotton velvet having ridges or cords in the pile. Made with an extra weft of mercerized yarns which float on the surface at intervals. Floats are cut, making tufts stand up in corded effect. Surface brushed and singed. Piece-dyed or printed. Often cravenetted. Boyduroy*, a trade name.   Uses;   suits, trousers, coats, infant's wraps, carriage robes and upholstery; excellent for sports wear.    Weave—pile.    Width, 27", 36".